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blocked the state's stricter voter i.d. law from taking effect this november. after weeks of protests, the ruling means voters in pennsylvania will not have to show a state approved i.d. to cast ballots on election day. the judge said he was concerned that the law could prevent some people from voting. stricter voter i.d. laws in four states remain, but tougher laws in at least six other states were either shelved or watt terd down. florida, ohio and of course now pennsylvania. >>> american airlines now says it knows why passenger seats broke loose causing a pair of emergency landings. the airline originally called for eight of its planes to be inspected but later ordered 47 of its aircraft to be checked. american blames the problem on clamps that were supposed to hold the seats in place but were not properly installed. meanwhile, american and its pilots union continue a contentious renegotiation over its labor agreement. both the airline and the union representing its mechanics deny labor disputes play any role in the seat problem. >>> here's a look at stories making news today in am
to the law will be removed. the new law requires children under 8 years old to be in a safety seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches. according to the national highway traffic safety association, a car crashes are the number-one killer of children in the nation. >> an investigation is underway into a deadly school bus accident this morning involving two buses in texas. one of those bus drivers was killed when the bus hit the median and crashed into another bus head-on. eyewitnesses said the buses traveling northbound when the driver appeared to lose control. about 45 students were on board each bus. police are looking into whether the driver suffered some sort of medical condition. >> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the latest deadly attack on u.s. forces in afghanistan. a day after a marriage can was killed at a checkpoint in the country. -- an american was killed at a checkpoint in the country. there were approached by taliban suicide bomber who was also on foot. also killed in the attack, four afghan policeman and several civilians. >> if you are having trouble finding your fa
is a harvard law grad, former assistant p.a., and peace corps volunteer. and now representing suburban boston in congress. the republican challenger, 37-year-old sean belot, is an ivy league educated marine. >> i have a decade in business. >> reporter: in a debate sunday, belot argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coast tails. >> i don't think any other district in the country people would consider you qualified for this office. >> i've got a sizeable record of public service. >> reporter: joe, who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle kennedy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he says he knows his name comes with benefits. >> it's certainly an advantage, i'm very proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of fabled and at times flawed history. jfk went to congress in 1947, before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. and now it's joe's son who is on the ballot. and getting a boost from his grandmother
11. . >> day thank you. -- thank you. the pennsylvania voter id law will have no effect on this year's election. the law could still take full effect next year although the same judge could decide to issue a permanent injunction. some poor decision making sets off a terrorist scare. a man was told to come to work in costume and stand out in front of the store. he did that but he wore army fatigues with fake hand grenades. people seeing him got a little upset and they called police. police say he was cited and has to appear in court. >> toys "r" us is offering a hot deal for the holiday season. that will match other stores' prices. jenna show a competitor's' advertisement. the guarantee is good through now through christmas eve. many consumers are planning to use layaway this year. 34% of adults say they are somewhat likely to buy items using layaway appeared 9% say they are very likely to do so. by way forces people to be disciplined. -- layaway forces people to be discipline. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will you be using layaway for any of your holiday pu
's condition. >> new laws go into effect that would change the way you drive. motor scooter operators must have a permit with them at all times. they must also wear a helmet and eye protection to drive. this of our website for a complete list of the changes. >> 5:36. if you use some therapy this morning, we have a steady you'll probably enjoy. >> talking on the phone network just as well as sitting on a couch. >> we will bring you up to date [ female announcer ] now there's a way to make just about anything delicious. introducing new jif chocolate flavored hazelnut spread. whatever you put it on... reaches a whole new level of deliciousness. choosy moms choose jif. >> welcome back. 5:38. we had some rain yesterday evening. there is some patchy fog out there, especially in the western suburbs. the forecast for today -- increasing clouds. it will turn mostly cloudy as we head towards the afternoon but dry. rain is in the forecast. >> a new policy goes into effect as part of president obama's health care law. >> 22 part of a broader solution to the new health care law of trying to save tax dollars
an advocate for tougher gun laws. he is the officer wrote had the hands on contact with anthony anderson. the medical examiner found that he died of blunt force injury. his family argues the autopsy supports criminal charges against the officers. but the police union argues the officer followed standard procedure in taking anderson to the ground during their arrest without any evidence of kicking or stomping him. the other two officers had several suits -- civil suits brought against them. the jury found them liable in one suit. he was also awarded a medal of honor for his service later. wbal-tv 11 news. >> the search is on tonight for a man to escape police custody near morgan state. university officials issued a number of alerts to students when the search began around 7:00 last night. police confirmed they arrested the man on the warrants in northeast baltimore, but somehow he was able to escape and took off into the woods. alerts were sent out by morgan state police, and he was last seen near the murphy fine arts center. >> and man fell to his death will try to break into a roland pa
question that would allow in-state tuition rates. opponent say the law would be a financial burden on the state. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. the baltimore city fire department hosted its thrill show to raise public awareness about fire safety. firefighters helped attendees create home evacuation plans and stressed the importance of smoke detectors. other attractions included a vehicle fire, the jaws of life demonstration and a large tanker fire. >> i bet the kids liked to see that yesterday. time is
warren used her native american heritage to gain any employment advantage with law school. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i listed myself as native american. i was listed there. it's part of who i am. >> reporter: brown argues that warren has not told voters why she switched between calling herself native american on applications. >> she changed her nationality to native american. >> reporter: and later referred to herself as white. >> at the pinnacle of her success when she became tenured at harvard she changed back to being white. >> are you hiding something? >> no, i'm not. i never used it for college, for law school or to get a job. >> reporter: to appeal to democrats who far outnumber republicans here, brown calls himself an independent thinker who works with president obama. >> of course i'm going to be proud to stand with the president. he is our president, and when he does something well, i praise him. >> reporter: but warren hit brown for raising money by tying his re-election to republicans gaining control of the senate. >> when senator brown talks here in massa
care law on romney's own plan for massachusetts. but romney stuck to his promise to repeal the law if elected. and despite being a prominent issue this week on the campaign trail, the candidates did not tackle the topic of immigration. >>> turkey's deputy prime minister says a bill authorizing the use of force against syria is intended as a deterrent and not a declaration of war. that bill was approved by turkey's parliament this morning. turkish troops fired for the second day in retaliation for syrian mortar fire that killed five civilians in a turkish border town. >>> health officials say a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to steroid injections manufactured at a massachusetts pharmacy. the drug maker has recalled the steroid used to treat mostly back pain as investigators work to confirm the source of the infection. so far, more than two dozen people have been sickened across five states, four people have died, and experts say those numbers could grow. this type of meningitis is caused by a fungus and it is not as contagious as the more common forms. for more information
treatments are given. that's explicitly prohibited in the law. but let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does. what your plan does is to duplicate what's already the law, which says if you are out of health insurance for three months then you can end up getting continuous coverage and an insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law, and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you've got to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something but can't detail how it will be in fact replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts is because ther
laws go into effect that will affect weight motor scooter operators drive. you must wear a helmet and eye protection and display a state decal. for a complete list of the changes, visit our website, >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a will busy. we're monitoring several incidents. there is one in bel air. another spy in dundalk at german hill road. another at loch raven boulevard. southbound -- that is the outer loop west side. we have some delays forming on 295, 30 miles per hour making way down towards 100. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 95 is southbound traffic and starting to pick up in volume towards the 895 split. this is 83 at padonia road. problem free at the moment down to the beltway. running smoothly on the j.f.x. into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is talking about the roller derby. good morning. >> it has been awhile since i was on skates. we're with the charm city rover girls -- roller girls. i'm here with mindy. i love it. lots o
the first day i'm president. of course presidents don't have the power to change the law by themselves, excuse me. but now he said and a few days earlier, i'll keep pre-existing conditions, i'll keep the kids. >> they took it back right after. >> they had taken it back. chris: he was on a sunday program and done it twice where he said we'll cover the pre-existing condition and wasn't true. >> it's telling about the new romney in this debate was that he was clearly trying to overcome the 47% problem which sam talked about by talking about empathy, i care, people are suffering and giving examples of people, the teacher in las vegas. he made it personal and did what democratic candidates normally do. chris: the right who asked him to make all these commitments throughout the campaign to ensure he's a conservative, they know the commitments and are they interested in him doing well instead of keeping the commitments. >> you'll have a contingent on the far right that are purists and don't want to hear any strain from that ideology and even if it means he loses, they're willing to go down wi
workplace insurance plans as part of president obama's health care law. a surprise for a landscaper heading to work at a plant nursery in north carolina when he stumbled upon this, an eight-foot alligator sunbathing among the flowers. at first he thought it was a knew though creepy lawn statue until it moved. the 200-pounder apparently took a whole hour for wildlife officials to wrangle. it has now been safely released into a nearby river basin. >>> and time for this baby's nine-week checkup. the newest and cutest resident at the san diego zoo weighed in at 6.6 pounds, just adorable. little panda cub is developing well with fully functioning eyes, ears and even yelps. now four minutes after the hour. speaking of yelps, i'll throw it over to al, as i hear my own little dog yelping here, looking for me. >> we'll see new just a second. the new meaning of devil dog. >> yes. let's see what we've got for your weather today. we're talking about a strong cold front bringing a big change in the temperatures. we've got temperatures along the east coast ahead of the froent front, anywhere from 5 to 15
to say, when my little niece was born, my brother and sister-in-law didn't name her for like three weeks. >> wow. >> really? >> they couldn't come up a name. i'm outing them. we just called her baby girl guthrie. >> bgg. >> she will be in therapy. >> she knows now. >> are you going to name this baby? >> that's kind of raising some eyebrows. >> and speaking of eyebrows. >> "take 3," the presidential debate tonight, decide to take a look at a new study predicting who will win the election using eyebrows, and according to their study president obama has the best groomed eyebrows. >> so they say if you look in history, those with the most groomed eyebrows, the best groomed eyebrows will win except in one case which was bush v. gore in 2000. >> make the argument, the physically most attractive candidate wins so is this a subset of that. >> i don't think people are consciously vote begun it. >> get a close-up on donny's eyebrows and a poll going of our own male anchors. >> obviously that's obama and romney. let's take a look at our guys here. tell us what you think, and send us an e-mail today
of registered offenders is suing to reverse their town's laws. our affiliate from l.a. explains why they believe they violate their constitutional rights. >> when you mention hollywood and second offenders in simi valley everyone knows what you're talking about. one of several communities to adopt restrictions on sex offenders banning them from setting up outdoor decoration and lighting on halloween. some offenders are also required to place a sign on their front doors telling them visitors no candy or treats will be offered at that time home. public safety measure or violation of civil rights. the measure is being challenged in simi valley. five registered second offenders and their families contends in a lawsuit the halloween restriction violates freedom of speech. so what do you think? >> i think it's a positive thing, really. i hate to see it have to happen. but that's the way people are today. >> hard call. i don't think it's necessary to put a sign. i do think it probably would be best not to have a light and a pumpkin open up come here. >> i think they should be banned from that. i think
appears to be total disregard for the law and the safety for those kids. a brazen maneuver caught on tape, without even pausing. watch as this driver pulls up on to the curb and drives down the sidewalk to avoid waiting behind a school bus for handicapped children. >> comes through here every morning, goes around the school bus every morning. >> reporter: not just goes around. in the video you can clearly she sheena hardin doesn't just illegally pass on the right but uses a pedestrian walkway as a detour, and this was all captured by the bus driver. mom lisa kelly saw it every day, too, as she waited for the bus to pick up her daughter. >> what if it was her in a wheelchair. >> reporter: hardin does this all the time, but they needed proofrks so the driver got out his cell phone camera and started rolling, getting all the proof needed. the next day a cleveland police officer was ready and waiting. >> all right. she has been caught. justice has been served. >> reporter: hardin appeared in court on tuesday and plead not guilty to the charges of not stopping for a school bus and reckless dri
to continue to follow the law. >> reporter: the judge is expected to revisit the case in several weeks, but for now, the bible banners are here to stay. signs of faith under the friday night lights. >>> still ahead as we continue here on a saturday morning, are pop stars chris brown and rihanna back together? why some people aren't happy about the message a reunion would send. we'll get into that. but first this is "today" on nbc. >>> still to come on "today," some supermarket advice. we'll have some tips before you head to the grocery store. >>> plus, i helped lester take his workout to a higher level. a much higher level. wait until you see the results. plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel®, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. seriou
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